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'Spartan' rose Description
'Spartan (Floribunda, Boerner, 1955)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Aparte
HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Spartan
Exhibition name: Spartan
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1955).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red to reddish-coral.  Strong fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  shade tolerant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,357   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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